Business Etiquette

This workshop examines the basics, most importantly to be considerate of others, dress/appearance, the workplace versus social situations, business meetings, proper introductions and “the handshake”, conversation skills/small talk, cultural differences affecting international business opportunities, dealing with interruptions, and proper business email and telephone etiquette.

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This workshop examines the basics, most importantly to be considerate of others, dress/appearance, the workplace versus social situations, business meetings, proper introductions and "the handshake", conversation skills/small talk, cultural differences affecting international business opportunities, dealing with interruptions, and proper business email and telephone etiquette.

Have you ever been in a situation where:

  • You met someone important and had no idea what to say or do?
  • You spilled soup all over yourself at an important business event?
  • You showed up at an important meeting under or overdressed?

Let’s face it: we’ve all had those embarrassing etiquette gaffes. Our Business Etiquette workshop will help your participants look and sound their best no matter what the situation.

 

Business Etiquette Workshop Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Understanding Etiquette

  • Etiquette Defined
  • The Importance of Business Etiquette

Module Three: Networking for Success

  • Creating an Effective Introduction
  • Making a Great First Impression
  • Minimizing Nervousness
  • Using Business Cards Effectively
  • Remembering Names

Module Four: The Meet and Greet

  • The Three-Step Process
  • The Four Levels of Conversation
  • Module Five: The Dining in Style
  • Understanding Your Place Setting
  • Using Your Napkin
  • Eating Your Meal
  • Sticky Situations and Possible Solutions

Module Six: Eating Out

  • Ordering in a Restaurant
  • About Alcoholic Beverages
  • Paying the Bill
  • Tipping

Module Seven: Business Email Etiquette

  • Addressing Your Message
  • Grammar and Acronyms
  • Top 5 Technology Tips

Module Eight: Telephone Etiquette

  • Developing an Appropriate Greeting
  • Dealing with Voicemail
  • Cell phone Do's and Don'ts

Module Nine: The Written Letter

  • Thank You Notes
  • Formal Letters
  • Informal Letters

Module Ten: Dressing for Success

  • The Meaning of Colors
  • Interpreting Common Dress Codes
  • Deciding What to Wear

Module Eleven: International Etiquette

  • General Rules
  • Important Points
  • Preparation Tips

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

About Instructor

Jean-Pierre Fallou

Jean-Pierre (John) Fallou is a Business Executive with more than 30+ years of Business Development, HealthCare, IT Consulting, and Alliance Management experience with demonstrated success cultivating new business and markets, developing strategic relationships, and the delivery of high impact projects. A “Go-to” executive that formulates strategies that strengthen competitive position by conceptualizing and launching new services and solution offerings and by managing direct to enterprise, indirect global partner, and channel sales deals.

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Course Includes

  • 2 Lessons
  • Course Certificate